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Saint Paul in Ramsey County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

History of Saint Paul

 
 
History of Saint Paul Markers at Kellogg Park Mall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
1. History of Saint Paul Markers at Kellogg Park Mall
Looking south
Inscription.

[1.] We entered a strange wilderness

[2.] We camped among Indian Nations

[3.] We trapped the landís abundance

[4.] We labored with the Earth

[5.] We bridged great distances

[6.] Now we remember the wilderness

[Chapel] In 1841, Father Lucien Galtier traveled to our city, which was little more than a landing called Pigís Eye. He built a chapel here and called it Saint Paul. Thus our city was formed and named.

“St. Paul is a wonderful city.
It is put together in solid blocks
of honest brick and stone and
has the air of intending to stay.
Mark Twain,
Life on the Mississippi (1883)


[Axe]
In October, 1841, eight men gathered here with their axes to build our cityís first chapel: Pierre & Charles Bottineau, two men named Pierre Gervais, Vital Guerin, Isaac & Joseph Labissonniere and Francois Morin.

[Belfry & Bell]
After the bell from the sunken steamboat Argo was salvaged in 1847, the Honorable Henry M. Rice presented it to Father Augustine Ravoux, who had it placed here in a belfry beside the chapel.

[Paddlewheel]
“The opening of navigation was hailed with delight and the first steamboat that touched
History of Saint Paul Markers at Kellogg Park Mall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
2. History of Saint Paul Markers at Kellogg Park Mall
Looking north along Minnesota Street in distance
the levee each spring was welcomed by almost the entire population.”
The Minnesota Democrat, 1 November 1854

[Terra Cotta panels along riverfront wall, in no particular order]
 
Erected by City of Saint Paul.
 
Location. 44° 56.692′ N, 93° 5.408′ W. Marker is in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in Ramsey County. Marker is at the intersection of Kellogg Boulevard East and Minnesota Street, on the right when traveling east on Kellogg Boulevard East. Click for map. Markers are in Kellogg Park Mall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 62 Kellogg Boulevard East, Saint Paul MN 55101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Reverend Lucien Galtier (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Fahlstrom (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Building (about 700 feet away); Endicott Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Depot (approx. ľ mile away); Lambert's Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to Union Depot Station (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint Paul.
 
Categories. EnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
History of Saint Paul Marker 1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
3. History of Saint Paul Marker 1
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
4. History of Saint Paul Marker 2
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
5. History of Saint Paul Marker 3
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
6. History of Saint Paul Marker 4
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
7. History of Saint Paul Marker 5
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
8. History of Saint Paul Marker 6
History of Saint Paul Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
9. History of Saint Paul Chapel Marker
History of Saint Paul Chapel Marker Quote image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
10. History of Saint Paul Chapel Marker Quote
History of Saint Paul Axe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
11. History of Saint Paul Axe Marker
History of Saint Paul Paddlewheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
12. History of Saint Paul Paddlewheel Marker
History of Saint Paul Belfry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
13. History of Saint Paul Belfry Marker
History of Saint Paul Belfry Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
14. History of Saint Paul Belfry Bell
History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
15. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
16. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
17. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
18. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
19. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
20. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
21. History of Saint Paul Terra Cotta Panel
 
 
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